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Art Gallery Exhibit with artist Lauren Rosenthal

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Lauren RosenthalSussex Community College is delighted to announce an exhibition of work by Activist Artist, Lauren Rosenthal on display from Friday, September 19 through Friday, October 14. In addition to presenting a suite of sculptures based on hydrological and topographical data, she will be creating site-specific drawings directly onto the walls of the gallery. An Opening Reception will be held on Friday, September 23 at 6:00 pm, all are welcome to attend.

Lauren Rosenthal currently lives and works in Lambertville, New Jersey. She holds a BFA from Washington University in St. Louis and an MFA from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where she won several awards, including a Weiss Urban Livability Fellowship.

Selected recent exhibitions include: Keeping Watch on Water at UNC Charlotte’s Projective Eye Gallery, Possible Realities at Lafayette College’s Grossman Gallery, Pulpfiction: The Art of Paper at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, and Lauren Rosenthal, Hand-Cut Paper at the Monmouth Museum in Lincroft, NJ. In addition, Rosenthal has presented her work at several conferences focused on topics as wide- ranging as geography, American studies and new media. Her work is featured in Rethinking the Power of Maps by Denis Wood (Guilford Press, 2010), The International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, edited by Rob Kitchin and Nigel Thrift (Elsevier, 2010), and Printmaking: A Complete Guide to Materials and Processes by Beth Grabowski and Bill Fick (Prentice Hall, 2009). Permanent collections include the Charlotte Museum of History, Sloane Art Library at the University of North Carolina, Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA, and the Nurture Nature Center in Easton, PA.

Further information: http://www.laurenrosenthalstudio.com/

SCCC Offers Certificate in Leadership Development

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This fall Skylands Professional Training will hold a specially designed seven-course series in Leadership Development.  Through practical, skills-based learning, participants will learn the theories, methods, and techniques to enable them to become more effective leaders.  Students who successfully complete all 7 courses will earn the Certificate in Leadership Development from Skylands Professional Training. Courses may also be taken individually based upon the students’ interests.

Each course takes place from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and begins Friday, October 7 and concludes on Friday, December 16. The Leadership Certificate includes:

  • “Understanding Leadership Basics and Traits” on October 7
  • “Strengths-based Leadership” on October 21
  • “Developing Key Leadership Skills” on November 4
  • “Creating A Vision and Constructive Climate” on November 18
  • “Handling Conflict” on December 2
  • “Ethics In Leadership” on December 9
  • “Overcoming Obstacles in Leadership” on December 16

“For those looking to get a real grasp of leadership development and what it entails, this program provides that and more,” said Eve Azar, Vice President, Corporate and Continuing Education at Warren County Community College, “It’s great for those looking to break into the field and also for those already in the field but are looking to expand upon their knowledge.”

Over the duration of the series classes will cover topics such as, leadership traits, building a leadership profile, case studies of leadership, community building, effective communication, character and ethics, and Path-Goal Theory.

Each class costs $74. All classes take place at Sussex County Community College, One College Hill Road, Newton, NJ, and run from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This program is in partnership with Warren County Community College. For more information or to enroll call 908-689-7613.

9th Annual Skylander Race set for October 2

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DSC_0033You can get a good workout and raise money for scholarships when Sussex County Community College (SCCC) hosts the 9th annual Skylander 5K and 10K Challenge on Sunday October 2 on the SCCC campus.

Both races begin at 9 am with packet pick-up starting at 7 am. Walkers and teams are encouraged to sign up, too! 

These two USATF-certified events will include a 10-kilometer race as well as a 5-kilometer event. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Sussex County Community College Foundation and student scholarships. The race is being sponsored by iHeartMEDIA and THORLABS.

“Many of our students can use financial assistance and by participating in this race you can help them attain their educational goals,” said Jessica Beutel, Assistant Director of Special Events at SCCC. “It’s a fun day for everyone involved.”

The 5K and 10K races follow the same route that will take participants through and around the beautiful SCCC campus. Runners will start in the upper campus and finish in front of the Connor Green in the campus center making for a fast “net” downhill run.  

Awards will be given to the top three overall male and female runners, male and female SCCC students and the top three corporate and school teams. Additional awards will be given by 10 year age groups 7 to 80 plus. The awards witl be distributed at 10:30 a.m. with participants also enjoying refreshments and music underneath the Pavilion. 

Click here to register. The early registration fee is $20. until September 9, afterwards the fee is $25. SCCC and area students (K-12) can participate for $10. You can also register the day of the event.

For more information, please visit sussex.edu/skylanderchallenge, email foundation@sussex.edu, or call 973-300-2121.